NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1265 MHz
  • Max video memory 3072 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 8008 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2017


NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB sales 27 June 2017. This is Pascal architecture notebook card based on 16 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 3 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 8.01 GHz are supplied, and together with 192 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 192.2 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 80 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitecturePascal (2016−2021)
GPU code nameGP106
Market segmentLaptop
Release date27 June 2017 (5 years ago)
Current price$979 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1280of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed1265 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1480 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors4,400 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology16 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)80 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate118.4of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance3,789 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectorsNone


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount3 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width192 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed8008 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth192.2 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB, sometimes including their particular versions.

Shader Model5.0
OpenGL4.5of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 3 GB. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

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